Jor’Dan Armstrong has a purpose. He also has a unique sound. And even more so, he has something to say. Though it may not be easy for most music listeners to classify Jor’Dan Armstrong as a Gospel artist because of his commercial mainstream sound, the 30- year old Baton Rouge, Louisiana native is definitely an inspiration. Armstrong is an outstanding vocalist and percussionist who has been performing since the age of five. A skilled producer and a passion for his craft, Armstrong's music transcends the traditional approach to Gospel music and offers a fresh perspective to many who have not been interested in the genre before.
As a child Armstrong attended church frequently. It was there where he discovered his love for music. His mother was a well-known soloist in the city and often brought him up to sing along with her. As a teen he tried to stay out of trouble and avoid the vices of the inner city streets that were swallowing his peers and music was he only escape.
With a heavy influence from 90s R&B and Hip Hop, Armstrong's favorite's stem from artists such as Brandy, Prince, and Usher. He received his first start producing for Hamilton Park, Netta Brielle, and Adrian Marcel. After honing his craft, he then began to produce for bigger names like Tyrese Gibson, Johnny Gill, and Keith Sweat.
With all of the mainstream success, Armstrong had opportunities to pursue a career as a mainstream R&B artist. However, Jesus Christ has always remained a constant theme throughout his work. In 2015, Armstrong released his most current studio album, "52 Weeks of Summer". Since then, he has produced for Grammy Nominated artist Kierra Sheard, BravoTV’s Real Housewives of Atlanta star, Demetria Mckinney, and has become a triple threat making his acting debut in Pure Flix “God Not Dead 2”, which premieres Spring, 2016.
Jor’Dan Armstrong’s goal is to broaden the scope of who gospel music can reach. He has had the privilege of traveling around the world and captivating audiences with his stage presence and unique sound. Armstrong has reached mass audiences, opening for well-known acts such as Israel Houghton, Mary Mary and Fred Hammond. Armstrong has also made national television appearances on The Word Network and performed at the flagship Apple Store in Soho ,NY during the 2015 Black Music Month.
Jor’Dan Armstrong is innovative, mesmerizing and quickly being hailed as a musical phenomenon. He has revolutionized the genre of Gospel music by creating a sound that is infused with energy, unforgettable melodies and powerful lyrics.